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Tourism Management Discover your world.


1 Broaden your horizons. Introducing the new program in Tourism Management The tourism industry is an ever-growing global industry with prominent innovative developments in South East Asia, particularly in Thailand. To fulfill the demands of prospective students who wish to broaden their horizons and become highly skilled and internationally oriented professionals in the tourism and hospitality field, Khon Kaen University International College (KKUIC) offers a unique and specialized degree program leading up to an international Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Management. Our curriculum focuses on both theory and hands-on experience, essential for the future leaders of the tourism industry. At the same time, KKUIC believes in the innate ability and worth of all individuals, hence we place great emphasis on ethical values, environmental awareness, social and self responsibilities, multicultural appreciation, and well-rounded knowledge and skills through lifelong learning.

Admission deadlines We practice rolling admissions and accept applications year round. If you would like to begin your studies in June, please submit your application by the end of May. If you wish to begin in November, your application can be received by the end of October.

KKUIC is currently located at the Information Center Building, 9th floor

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Khon Kaen is easily accessible from other parts of Asia and the world

An ideal location KKUIC is a part of and located on the same grounds as Khon Kaen University, the oldest and largest university in the Northeast of Thailand. The green campus is situated just a few minutes outside Khon Kaen city, the regional hub for education, commerce, financial institutions, government offices and transportation.

Program summary Title Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Tourism Management Duration Four years Total credits required 132 Language of instruction English Location of study Khon Kaen, Thailand Academic terms Two semesters (1st semester begins in June and 2nd semester begins in November) with an optional summer semester Admission schedule Rolling admissions: Applications accepted until the end of May for the 1st semester and end of October for the 2nd semester


2 Explore new grounds and cultures. Studying at KKUIC KKUIC provides an atmosphere where the students are the most important element. In and out of class, students are challenged to develop their skills and interests, to test their strengths as leaders and organizers, and to explore as many fields of endeavor as possible. We provide a climate that enables students to find facts, weigh evidence, draw conclusions, determine values, and open their minds to new information and perspectives.

KKUIC students participating in the local rice harvesting activities

Strong partnerships

An interactive atmosphere in class at KKUIC

To support the communities we serve, KKUIC strives to maintain strong partnerships with various organizations and departments of the University and also external sponsors. These and other partnerships benefit our students by providing them with hands-on and worthwhile extra-curricular community experiences. Particilarly in the tourism and hospitality field, we highly encourage our students to gain practical industry experience.

International students and staff

Effective student-teacher ratio

Students and staff from many different countries come together at KKUIC. Not only is it a multinational institution, but it is also a close-knit international community and family. There are opportunities to learn about diverse cultures and establish friendships world-wide. We strongly believe this global network will be a great asset to our students later on in life.

KKUIC fosters a diverse, yet unified sense of community in a micro-school setting. Staff members make sure that the curriculum and teaching methods meet individual student education needs. They provide personalized, continuous, and constructive evaluation of student work, along with regular private sessions for support and feedback.

The city pillar shrine of Khon Kaen


Admission requirements » Completed high school (12 years of study) or equivalent OR studying in the final semester of grade 12 or equivalent » Meet one of the following English language requirements: IELTS 5.0 minimum overall band score; TOEFL 61 iBT, 500 paper, 177 computer; TOEIC 650 minimum OR pass the KKUIC English Admission Test Required documents » All academic transcripts relevant to your application » Three recent 1-inch photographs of yourself » Copy of national ID card or passport » A 500 baht ($15 for international students) nonrefundable application fee » Your English language test result (if any)

How to apply

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In person Khon Kaen University International College, 8th Floor (room 819) of Information Center Building By mail 1) Send or fax all required documents to KKUIC at the address below Khon Kaen University International College 8 th Floor of Information Center Building,Khon Kaen University , Khon Kaen 40002 2) Transfer 500 baht application fee ($15 for international students) to the Bank of Receiver: Kasikorn Bank, Khon Kaen University Branch SWIFT code: KASITHBK Account No: 549-2-02992-2 Name of Receiver: KKUIC-R Contact KKUIC

Khon Kaen University International College

Information Center Building 9th Floor 123 Mitraphap Rd. Amphur Muang Khon Kaen 40002 Thailand » » » »

Tel: +66 4320 2173, +66 4320 2424 Fax: +66 4320 2173 E-mail: kkuic@kku.ac.th Website: www.ic.kku.ac.th

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Lao Tzu, Chinese Proverb

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KKUIC Tourism Management